Rail accidents

A home appears cut off as a torrent of water rushes past, in Saint Ambroix, France, Thursday Aug. 9, 2018. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding, transforming rivers and streams into torrents, the interior minister Gerard Collomb said on Thursday. (Loic Spadafora via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 8:05 am
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Scandinavia warned of high winds on Friday amid storms that followed a long spell of hot, dry weather, while Germany's national railway worked to reopen routes closed the previous night due to storms. Across Norway, ferry companies canceled crossings on Friday...
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July 31, 2018 - 5:36 am
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Three women in a car struck by a train outside Atlanta have died, and a fourth remains hospitalized. South Fulton police Lt. Derrick Rogers tells news outlets that the Monday afternoon crash involved a CSX train on Buffington road at the intersection with Roosevelt Highway...
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July 14, 2018 - 12:36 pm
KENLY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman is dead after her motorized wheelchair got stuck while she crossed railroad tracks and she was hit by a freight train. Media organizations say it happened shortly after midnight Friday in Kenly, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of Raleigh. A police...
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July 13, 2018 - 10:37 am
CAIRO (AP) — A passenger train derailed Friday on a railway track south of Cairo, wounding at least 55 people, Egyptian officials said. The accident took place when three of the train's carriages derailed at a station close to Giza, Egypt's railway authority said. It added that lifting tools,...
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Emergency services rescue victims from overturned train cars near a village in Tekirdag province, Turkey Sunday, July 8, 2018. At least 10 people were killed and more than 70 injured Sunday when multiple cars of a train derailed in western Turkey, a Turkish official said. (Mehmet Yirun/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 5:39 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A passenger train derailed in northwestern Turkey, killing two dozen people and injuring more than 300 others, officials said Monday. Investigators believe that heavy rains caused the ground under the rails to collapse, causing Sunday's crash, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag said...
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An overturned train car is seen near a village at Tekirdag province, Turkey Sunday, July 8, 2018. At least 10 people were killed and more than 70 injured Sunday when multiple cars of a train derailed in western Turkey, a Turkish official said. (Mehmet Yirun/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 2:55 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — At least 10 people were killed and more than 70 injured Sunday when most of a passenger train derailed in northwestern Turkey, Turkish authorities said. Health Ministry Undersecretary Eyup Gumus put the number of fatalities at 10 and the number of people injured at 73 based on...
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Emergency services at the scene of a small explosion at Southgate Underground station, in London, Tuesday June 19, 2018. London police are investigating a small explosion at the Southgate Underground station that officials say does not seem to be related to terrorism. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 4:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — A small explosion at a London Underground station on Tuesday evening left three people with minor injuries while two others were hospitalized. Officials said the incident did not seem to be related to terrorism. Police said they were not aware of any serious injuries in what the force...
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A man walks past Loughborough Junction railway station in south London, Monday June 18, 2018. British Transport Police say three people have died after being struck by a train in south London. Details about the deaths are not yet clear. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 8:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Three people have died after being struck by a train in south London, British Transport Police said Monday. Police said they were trying to determine details about the deaths at the Loughborough Junction station, on a busy commuter line into the city center. Britain's Press...
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June 05, 2018 - 1:47 am
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — Officials say a train carrying tons of soybeans has derailed in South Carolina. Lancaster County Sheriff's Office spokesman Doug Barfield tells The Herald of Rock Hill that no one was injured when several cars of the train went off the tracks around 3:30 p.m. Monday. Barfield...
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June 04, 2018 - 6:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A contractor who was hit by a train while working on the tracks of Atlanta's transit rail system is critically injured. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority spokeswoman Stephany Fisher tells news outlets that the contractor was in a work vehicle on the rails near Medical...
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